Barbers Point Light (Hawaii)

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Barbers Point Light
Barbers point light 1936.jpg
the second tower ca. 1934 (USCG)
Barbers Point Light (Hawaii) is located in Hawaii
Barbers Point Light (Hawaii)
Hawaii
Location Barbers Point
Kapolei
Oahu
Coordinates 21°17′47.0″N 158°06′22.3″W / 21.296389°N 158.106194°W / 21.296389; -158.106194Coordinates: 21°17′47.0″N 158°06′22.3″W / 21.296389°N 158.106194°W / 21.296389; -158.106194
Year first lit 1888 (first tower)
1933 (second tower)
Automated 1964
Foundation masonry
Construction concrete
Tower shape cylindrical tower with balcony and lantern removed in 1964
Markings / pattern white tower
Height 42 feet (13 m) (first tower)
72 feet (22 m) (second tower)
Focal height 85 feet (26 m) (second tower)
Original lens fourth-order Fresnel lens
Current lens aerobeacon DCB-224
Range 24 nautical miles (44 km; 28 mi)
Characteristic Fl W 7.5s.
Admiralty number G7430
ARLHS number HAW-001
USCG number 6-29650[1]
Managing agent City of Honolulu
Department of Parks and Recreation
(Barbers Point Beach Park)

Barbers Point Light is a lighthouse on the island of Oahu in Hawaii. The lighthouse stands on Barbers Point outside of Kalaeloa on the southwest tip of the island. It is named after Captain Henry Barber. The lighthouse was established in 1888. A second tower was built in 1933.

Keepers[edit]

  • William Hatton Aalona 1888 – 1907
  • Isaac Kalua 1907
  • Harry Gregson 1907 – 1909
  • William F. Williams 1909
  • Samuel Apolo Amalu 1909 – 1913
  • Robert I. Reid 1913 – 1916
  • Manuel Ferreira 1916 – 1925
  • Charles K. Akana 1925 – 1929
  • Samuel Apolo Amalu 1929 – 1941
  • John M. Sweeney 1941
  • Manuel Ferreira 1942 – 1944
  • Fred E. Robins, Sr. 1953 – 1964[2]

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